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  • #1
    Albert Einstein
    “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”
    Albert Einstein

  • #2
    Tatiana de Rosnay
    “When would he realize that it wasn't his infidelity I couldn't bear, but his cowardice?”
    Tatiana de Rosnay, Sarah's Key

  • #3
    Heraclitus
    “Out of every one hundred men, ten shouldn't even be there, eighty are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior, and he will bring the others back.”
    Heraclitus

  • #4
    Heraclitus
    “No man ever steps in the same river twice, for it's not the same river and he's not the same man.”
    Heraclitus

  • #5
    Heraclitus
    “The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts. Think only on those things that are in line with your principles and can bear the light of day. The content of your character is your choice. Day by day, what you do is who you become. Your integrity is your destiny - it is the light that guides your way.”
    Heraclitus

  • #6
    Heraclitus
    “Nothing endures but change.”
    Heraclitus

  • #7
    Heraclitus
    “Man's character is his fate.”
    Heraclitus, Fragments

  • #8
    Heraclitus
    “We are most nearly ourselves when we achieve the seriousness of the child at play.”
    Heraclitus

  • #9
    Heraclitus
    “Abundance of knowledge does not teach men to be wise.”
    Heraclitus

  • #10
    Heraclitus
    “The unlike is joined together, and from differences results the most beautiful harmony.”
    Heraclitus

  • #11
    Heraclitus
    “Much learning does not teach understanding.”
    Heraclitus

  • #12
    Heraclitus
    “It is in changing that we find purpose.”
    Heraclitus

  • #13
    Heraclitus
    “It ever was, and is, and shall be, ever-living fire, in measures being kindled and in measures going out.”
    Heraclitus, Fragments

  • #14
    Heraclitus
    “The soul is dyed the color of its thoughts.”
    Heraclitus

  • #15
    Heraclitus
    “Thinking is a sacred disease and sight is deceptive.”
    Heraclitus, Fragments

  • #16
    Heraclitus
    “The poet was a fool
    who wanted no conflict
    among us, gods
    or people.
    Harmony needs
    low and high,
    as progeny needs
    man and woman.”
    Heraclitus, Fragments

  • #17
    “There were a number of definitions of courage, but now I was seeing it in its simplest form: you do what has to be done day after day, and you never quit.”
    Eric Greitens, The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL

  • #18
    “A good peace, a solid peace, a peace in which communities can flourish, can only be built when we ask ourselves and each other to be more than just good, and better than just strong. And a good life, a meaningful life, a life in which we can enjoy the world and live with purpose, can only be built if we do more than live for ourselves.”
    Eric Greitens, The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL

  • #19
    “As warriors, as humanitarians, they've taught me that without courage, compassion falters, and that without compassion, courage has no direction.”
    Eric Greitens, The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL

  • #20
    “...it's not enough to fight for a better world; we also have to live lives worth fighting for.”
    Eric Greitens, The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL

  • #21
    “I had been given the greatest gift an education could provide: I had a better idea of what it meant to live a good life”
    Eric Greitens, The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL

  • #22
    “I thought of Pericles' speech to the families of the Athenian war dead, in which he said, "What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.”
    Eric Greitens, The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL

  • #23
    “Earl rarely used the word, but his whole system of teaching and his whole way of living was built around the concept of honor. You honored God by using your time wisely, and you honored your fellow man by treating him with respect. You honored your teacher by calling him "sir," and he honored his students by challenging them to face pain and become stronger. Earl had come to associate charity with pain, and he believed that love did its deepest work when applied to a wound.”
    Eric Greitens, The Heart and the Fist: The Education of a Humanitarian, the Making of a Navy SEAL

  • #24
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

  • #25
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everyone I've ever known.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

  • #26
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

  • #27
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

  • #28
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “No matter how careful you are, there's going to be the sense you missed something, the collapsed feeling under your skin that you didn't experience it all. There's that fallen heart feeling that you rushed right through the moments where you should've been paying attention.
    Well, get used to that feeling. That's how your whole life will feel some day.
    This is all practice.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

  • #29
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “When we don't know who to hate, we hate ourselves.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters

  • #30
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character...Would you slow down? Or speed up?”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters



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